Homebrewers love hopsâ€”itâ€™s no secret. You will always remember the first time you smelled those powerful pellets drop into the kettle. The little bitter cones give beer life, personality and uncanny edginess. Without them, beer would often times be unbalanced, overly sweet and uninteresting.
Hops are so important, some people devote their entire lives to the plantâ€”hop fascination transformed into obsession.
The â€œhop headsâ€ out there, like Tom Lewis from Cheshire, England, are always looking for ways to push the hoppy envelope in their homebrews.Â A hopback is the perfect way to infuse fresh-hop character in beer just before it hits your glass. Check out Tomâ€™s easy-to-build hopback project below!
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